Reliance Jio tops Trai’s data speed test again

NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio has topped the charts again as the fastest 4G services provider by registering average download speed of over 18 megabits per second in June, as per data published by telecom regulator Trai.

8 hot data plans from Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio and others

It’s never been better times for Indian telecom users. Courtesy Reliance Jio, the data tariffs across mobile carriers have come down. Not just this, the voice tariff too on most plans have halved over the last few month. Now, there are slew of plans from companies other than Reliance Jio that also offer 1GB data (or even more in some cases) per day. Here we have collated some of the best data and voice plans being offered by Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular, BSNL and Aircel.

Airtel offering 70GB data at Rs 549 (validity 28 days)

Price: Rs 549 Data: 70GB FUP: 2.5GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 28 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: For Delhi NCR users

Airtel offering 28GB data at Rs 244 (validity 28 days)

Price: Rs 244 Data: 28GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 28 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Delhi NCR users

Vodafone offering 70GB data at Rs 244 (validity 70 days)

Price: Rs 244 Data offered: 70GB FUP: 1GB per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 70 days Voice calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Only for the company’s new subscribers

Idea Cellular offering 28GB data at Rs 347 (validity 28 days)

Price: Rs 347 Data: 28GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 2G/3G data Validity: 28 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Delhi NCR users

Reliance Jio offering 84GB data at Rs 399 (validity 84 days)

Price: Rs 399 Data: 84GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 84 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Only for Jio Prime users

Reliance Jio offering 56GB data at Rs 309 (validity 56 days)

Price: Rs 309 Data: 56GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 56 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Only to Jio Prime users

Aircel offering 84GB data at Rs 348 (validity 84 days)

Price: Rs 348 Data: 84GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 3G data Validity: 84 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: For users in UP East region

BSNL offering 120GB data at Rs 666 (validity 60 days)

Price: Rs 666 Data: 120GB FUP: 2GB limit per day Speed: 2G/3G data Validity: 60 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: All BSNL users

As per the Trai test results, Bharti Airtel’s average 4G download speed was lowest at 8.91 mbps. The company has been claiming to be the fastest 4G service provider as per tests conducted by private broadband speed measuring firms.

There was a bit of decline in the average speed of Reliance Jio from 19.12 mbps at the beginning of the month to 18.65 mbps at the end of June. Despite that, Jio’s download speed was about 68% faster than its closest competitor Vodafone.

Jio has been recording highest speed since the past seven months.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) collects and computes data download speed with the help of its MySpeed application on a real-time basis.

As per the Trai test results, Vodafone registered average download speed of 11.07 mbps at the end of June. It was followed by Idea Cellular which recorded average download speed of 9.46 mbps and Airtel at 8.91 mbps at the end of June.

4G mobile speed data of other operators was not published.

In the 3G segment Vodafone topped the chart with average download speed of 5.16 mbps, followed by Airtel at 3.56 mbps, Idea 2.94 mbps, Aircel 2.39 mbps and BSNL at 1.65 mbps.

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